Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#655867 - 10/29/08 02:04 PM petine cd playback problem
gailruth Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/25/07
Posts: 7
Loc: Virginia
I did a search to see if this topic was previously discussed but returned nothing. Hope someone can answer this question before I call for a technician. I have QRS Petine system installed on my 5'3" Young Chang. On some CD's there are abnormally long pauses. I thought at first it was a flawed CD but some CD's that previously played perfectly now are having the same problem. Thank you.

Top
#655868 - 10/30/08 08:06 AM Re: petine cd playback problem
CTPianotech Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/06/06
Posts: 1473
Loc: CT
How long is the abnormally long pause? When do the pauses occur? Do you mean they occur between songs, or at some other time?

Is the system set to play the songs straight through in order, or is it set to 'random' mode when playing?
_________________________
Rich Lindahl
Piano Restorations in Central CT
D-C installations, Player-Piano installations/service
Ritmuller/Pearl River

Top
#655869 - 10/30/08 09:13 AM Re: petine cd playback problem
gailruth Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/25/07
Posts: 7
Loc: Virginia
Thank you, The system is at the factory setting - set up to playback the CD start to finish. It seems the longer the system has been in use, the more frequently the the pauses occur, sometimes up to 5 seconds long. They occur in the middle of the song, in the middle of phrasing. The pauses usually hold a key or keys and they remain depressed during the pause. Other times, usually at the end of the song, the sound persisits, but the key returns to the keyboard position. It is way beyond "artist's interpretation." I did have a pedal solenoid installed last year, and it greatly improved the overall sound and this problem did not occur immediately following installation of the solenoid. It seems to be getting increasingly persistent, and the disc tray makes clicking noises as the pauses increase in frequency and duration. I appreciate your thoughts.

Top
#655870 - 11/03/08 08:10 AM Re: petine cd playback problem
gailruth Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/25/07
Posts: 7
Loc: Virginia
Thank you, Hope this gives you more information that will give you an idea about what is causing this, or more importantly - what is required to fix it. The system is at the factory setting - set up to playback the CD start to finish. It seems the longer the system has been in use, the more frequently the the pauses occur, sometimes up to 5 seconds long. They occur in the middle of the song, in the middle of phrasing. The pauses usually hold a key or keys and they remain depressed during the pause. Other times, usually at the end of the song, the sound persisits, but the key returns to the keyboard position. It is way beyond "artist's interpretation." I did have a pedal solenoid installed last year, and it greatly improved the overall sound and this problem did not occur immediately following installation of the solenoid. It seems to be getting increasingly persistent, and the disc drive makes clicking noises as the pauses increase in frequency and duration. I appreciate your thoughts.

Top
#655871 - 11/05/08 12:02 PM Re: petine cd playback problem
athomik Offline
Full Member

Registered: 01/04/07
Posts: 299
Loc: England
It could be a problem with the CD drive itself,which is the most common cause of CD problems on players with a CD drive, but the symptoms aren't typical in this case. Another cause could be a problem with a solenoid. Most players have temperature sensors to cut the power to the solenoids if the get too hot. The pause might be a temperature sensor cutting in, the offending part cooling down and the power coming back on. either way, it might be time to call an engineer in.
_________________________
Adrian Thomas
Service Engineer - Hybrid Pianos & Strings

Top
#655872 - 11/07/08 12:46 PM Re: petine cd playback problem
gailruth Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/25/07
Posts: 7
Loc: Virginia
Thank you for your thoughts - The technician I spoke with agreed with your 2 possible theories. They will come out to take a look at it. Thank you again!

Top

What's Hot!!
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Interesting books about the piano, pianists, piano history, biographies, memoirs and more!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Download & Print Sheet Music Instantly
sheet music search
sheet music search

sheet music search
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
149 registered (36251, Almaviva, alfredo capurso, accordeur, 46 invisible), 1490 Guests and 37 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
74264 Members
42 Forums
153614 Topics
2251412 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
DEBUSSY-"Serenade for the Doll" from 'Children's Corner'
by Hal Freedman
04/20/14 07:14 PM
Worth buying a new digital piano as a controller?
by slickvguy
04/20/14 05:49 PM
Video clip for classical music?
by Nikolas
04/20/14 05:43 PM
Home speakers for RD700NX: need help!
by PoleStar
04/20/14 05:32 PM
stuff fell through the Kawai K8 fallboard, into the piano
by akita
04/20/14 03:12 PM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission